Melinda Guerra-Reeves is the Executive Vice President (EVP) of Human Resources for Direct Energy and is responsible for leading the organization's people agenda. She brings more than 22 years of Human Resources experience in financial services, insurance, and high tech industries.
Melinda's experience crosses multiple HR disciplines with deep technical expertise in employee relations, talent acquisition, organizational transformations, talent development and culture. Prior to joining Direct Energy, Melinda spent more than 12 years with United Services Automobile Association (USAA), an integrated financial services firm, where she last served as the EVP, People Services, with responsibility for managing the people agenda for more than 24,000 employees. Melinda also held key HR leadership positions with Compaq Computer Corporation and American General Life Insurance.
Melinda holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin and is a certified Senior Professional, Human Resources (SPHR). Melinda and her husband, Skip, live in Houston, Texas with their three children.